“He always seemed so young and enthusiastic in spirit. He had the attitude of a man in his 20s, which I thought was a great way to be. Tony Wilson who was no saint, but he was a good man who did good things by using his position in the media to help musicians, artists and poets to grow. He didn’t need to do that, and he didn’t do it for the money, he did it because he was trying to do good for the culture of the city he lived in and loved.”

Bernard Sumner, The Guardian, Monday 10 August 2015

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